Since August 15, 1971, the US dollar has been completely severed from gold. President Richard Nixon suspended the most important component of the Bretton Woods system, which had been in effect since the end of World War II.
Gold bugs should never assume that the mainstream investing community actually understands finance.
Fifty years ago, on August 15, 1971, President Richard Nixon announced that the U.S. government would cease honoring its pledge to pay gold to redeem the dollars held by foreign central banks.
When it comes to precious metals investing, gold tends to hog the spotlight. But silver is also important to investors, both as an industrial and a monetary metal.
On August 15, 1971, the last remains of what had been a magnificent monetary system died a terrible death, and the American academic, political, business, and media elites led the cheers.
Gold flash crashed over the weekend plunging to as low as $1,677.0 or almost $100 lower from the Friday close of $1,761.50 before making a decent recovery currently sitting at $1,730.
We've seen a sharp selloff in both gold and silver.
This month is the fiftieth anniversary of the Nixon shock, when the Bretton Woods agreement was suspended. And the expansion of commercial banking into credit for purely financial activities became central to the promotion of the dollar as the intern
On August 4, the precious metals firm Kitco Gold announced the launch of a gold-backed stablecoin which will leverage an audit process via Cohen & Company with monthly attestation reports. Kitco has partnered with Tradewind Markets, First Digital Tru
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It's been a while since Wall Street banks recommended anything to do with either gold or gold stocks, but in a surprising reversal...
Reagan White House Budget Director and best-selling author David Stockman says, "This is not the time to be invested in the markets..."
The obvious difference is in the money: gold-backed dollars then compared with unbacked fiat today.
I know it sounds ridiculous.
Gold has served as a lifeline for Indians pummeled by the economic storm caused by the government response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The long-term case for gold remains intact. The ratio of total US M1 (adjusted for the recent savings deposit re-classification) to gold has continued to surge higher, showing the underlying trend remains bullish.
Apparently, the silver squeeze bullion buying movement has now reached the "they laugh at you" phase.
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"...bill that would require all gold produced in the country to be offered to the central bank..."
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Let's investigate the relationship between real interest rates and the price of gold.
On April 5, 1933, under the pretext of a national emergency, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for U.S. citizens to own gold.
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Having been slapped in the face by an unemployed fan of medieval swordsmanship who said he is a right-wing sympathiser yesterday, French President Macron was back at work today, making headlines in his latest press conference.
Eleven years ago, we reported Abu Dhabi's Emirates Palace Hotel had installed the world's first physical gold ATM.
SBTV spoke with Rick Rule, President and CEO of Rule Investment Media, about how the best gold-backed tokens built on the promising distributed ledger technology could bring back gold and silver as money.
Heavily Shorted Top Names Fared Well
A number of events are coming together which are set to push gold prices higher.